Netbook

Goondu Review: Motorola Atrix + Lapdock
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Goondu Review: Motorola Atrix + Lapdock

July 20th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The ability to transform from a regular cellphone into a crossover laptop of sorts makes the Atrix the first of a new breed of mobile devices. The rough edges are still there, but it's a gizmo that makes us look forward to its...
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Linux OS – A Rose By Any Other Name

February 28th, 2010 | by Oo Gin Lee
I wrote a piece for the Sunday Times published today about the emergence of the smartbooks – netbooks which use mobile processors and Linux/Google operating systems instead of the usual Wintel duopoly. I drafted the specs...
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A netbook by any other name…

August 25th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
In the surest sign of the convergence between smartphone and netbooks, Nokia yesterday revealed details of its first product for the PC market - a netbook running on the ubiquitous Intel Atom and Microsoft...
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Google Chrome OS – game changer or loss maker?

July 10th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
The free OS is meant to make apps on the Net run more smoothly, when you are at a cafe, say, getting documents on your Gmail and Google Docs. A rich experience - something you get on a "bloated" install of Microsoft Office or...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part II)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Do check out Part I if you haven’t done so! At every computer show I always check out memory card prices just to see how much they have fallen. Here’s what I spotted at the Kingston booth at Hall 6. For a comparison,...
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Where is the Samsung NC10?

March 4th, 2009 | by limbeer
Just when I thought that Techgoondu readers back home are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a netbook, I read from a Techgoondu friend’s (Wins) article in The Business Times that Samsung was planning to have...
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SingTel, StarHub trot out netbooks and other freebies

November 28th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Do you want an Asus Eee PC or an HP mini? That seems to be the choice that Sitex shoppers are being asked to make by SingTel and StarHub, as the two broadband operators slug it out in an increasingly saturated broadband market....
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Price drops on Netbooks – Asus Eee PC and more

September 15th, 2008 | by limbeer
Just returned from a trip down to the computer centre in Mongkok here in Hong Kong and found that the prices of many Netbooks have been slashed – and they are really selling well. Was there with a friend to buy the Asus Eee...